Tisnes, Norway
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21 Eerie Shipwrecks Around the World

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Tisnes, Norway
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Chernoybl, Ukraine
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Chernoybl, Ukraine

A remnant of the 1986 nuclear disaster, this barge is still half-sunken in the Pripyat River near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Anávyssos, Greece
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Dublin, Ireland
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Red Sea, Egypt
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Skeleton Coast Wilderness, Namibia
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Skeleton Coast Wilderness, Namibia

The fishing boat FV Southwest Seas is little more than a few splintered boards, bleached and battered as it sits on the white sand of the nation's remote western coastline.

Tisnes, Norway
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Tangalooma, Australia
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Tangalooma, Australia

More than a few ship carcasses are dumped here in Tangalooma.


Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands
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Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands

The bow of the USS Saratoga can be seen through the murky water. Only scuba divers with technical diving training can explore the wreck.


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Carlisle Bay, Barbados
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Rayong, Thailand
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Gujarat, India
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Gujarat, India

Wondering how the boat got there? During the summer the area is flooded.

Fraserburgh, Scotland
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Fraserburgh, Scotland

This fishing vessel ran aground near this Scottish port, a disappointing end to a day at sea.

Phillip Island, Australia
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Phillip Island, Australia

The S.S. Speke shipwreck seems almost otherworldly photographed against the rocky shore.

United States
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United States

This abandoned boat took its sad story along with its battered hull to the bottom of the sea. 



Funafuti, Tuvalu
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Funafuti, Tuvalu

An old shipwreck sits in the lagoon in 2019. The world's fourth-smallest country has been battered by climate change, including a 5 millimeter-per-year sea level rise.


Lampedusa, Italy
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Lampedusa, Italy

A Nigerian migrant stands in a "boat graveyard" containing battered ships, many of which were used for migrant crossings from Libya to Italy.

Jingo-Dun, South Korea
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Jingo-Dun, South Korea

Crews try to salvage the Sewol Ferry. It sank in 2014, leaving more than 300 people dead. 

 Larnaca, Cyprus
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Wuhan, China
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